Definition: Health care institutions
This is a sub-class of Institutional Households. Health care institutions consist of convalescence establishments, establishments for the disabled, psychiatric institutions, nursing homes, specialised welfare institutions or service homes (with meal provided) etc.
Eurostat, "Guidelines and table programme for the Community programme of population and housing censuses in 2001, Vol. 2: Table Programme", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999